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News Briefing for Wednesday, March 18

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Scott Walker: I Will Run as a Conservative “…Later in his town hall remarks, Walker criticized the Obama administration's handling of foreign policy challenges posed by the Islamic State and expressed concern about the administration's handling of the Iranian nuclear threat. Walker also responded to a question from Tea Party Patriots President Jenny Beth Martin over his position on ethanol. Her question noted that while Walker had opposed a Wisconsin effort to mandate its use in midgrade gasoline, he recently said in Iowa that he would "go forward on continuing the [federal] Renewable Fuel Standard." Walker responded that ...

News Briefing for Tuesday, March 10, 2015

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: King v. Burwell's very existence says a lot about Obamacare (Video featuring Jenny Beth) http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/king-v.-burwells-very-existence-says-a-lot-about-obamacare/article/2561108     HEALTHCARE: Kill Obamacare, or U.S. healthcare will suffer same fate as Britain “A colleague of mine, a Conservative MEP, was cremated last month. Except he wasn't: the hospital had released the wrong body to the undertakers. A second funeral has just been held with his actual remains — though, of course, nothing can be done for the family of whoever was cremated in error. We take such incompetence ...

News Briefing for Thursday, January 29, 2015

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: McCaul border bill is not enough to stand up to Obama (Jenny Beth Martin’s op-ed) “During the 2014 midterm elections, Republicans across the country campaigned hard on opposing executive amnesty by President Obama, and securing the country’s borders.  The president famously intoned that “every single one” of his policies was on the ballot; the voters took heed and rewarded Republicans with historic majorities. The GOP now has a chance to make good on its pledges. Unfortunately, the current Republican “border security” bill is not the vehicle for them to show that they’re serious. With the misleading title ...

News Briefing for Monday, January 12 2015

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: The FEC’s Internet gag rule (Op-ed by Jenny Beth Martin and Matt Kibbe) Liberals don’t want Americans speaking truth to power “…Just as Williams felled the Liberty Tree to frustrate debate, Ms. Ravel wants to bring the political discourse of freedom-loving Americans under her agency’s heavy-lidded purview with an eye to cutting it off. To hear Ms. Ravel tell it, political speech in cyberspace is unduly influenced by “dark” forces that use blogs, news sites, video uplinks and information exchanges to “pollute” the political atmosphere and poison minds with too much communication. Or, to look at it from the ...

6 questions that need answering at today’s IRS hearing

As the IRS scandal widens, it appears more than Tea Party-affiliated groups were harmed by its illegal and/or unethical actions. Today at 10 am eastern, six groups will be represented in a Ways & Means Committee hearing on the subject. From The Hill: The House Ways & Means Committee on Tuesday will hear testimony from six conservative non-profit groups that were targeted by the IRS for their political beliefs, including one anti-abortion rights group that says the IRS tried to limit its protesting of Planned Parenthood. …. Representatives of four other Tea Party groups will also testify….These groups are the Laurens County Tea Party ...

3 scandals and 3 scandals-in-waiting: The Obama Administration’s very bad week

Media supporters of the Obama Administration have long said there is a lack of scandal in the Obama Administration. Joe Klein of Time did so last week in a post hammering the IRS for investigating “Tea Party” and “Patriot” groups: The President has been very proud of the absence of scandal in his Administration, and rightly so. The inability of his opponents to find any significant corruption in the historic $800 billion stimulus package was a real achievement, given the speed of the payout. None of his top aides have been caught up in taking bribes while in office — although their race through the revolving door into lucrative private-se...

Issue #1 for some Members of Congress – the name of the Washington Redskins

Massive national debt, drone warfare, an immoral tax code, a weak economy, and a thousand other things going wrong in America – and this is what some Members of Congress are worried about: A group of House Democrats on Wednesday introduced a bill that would prevent the term "Redskins" from being trademarked, a move intended to put pressure on the Washington football club to change its name. The Non-Disparagement of American Indians in Trademark Registrations Act of 2013 is co-sponsored by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), and comes days after a federal trademark panel heard arguments over whether the team name was a slur. The panel could ...

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says Congressional pay shows “dignity of the job”

Last Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) declared cutting pay for Members of Congress doesn’t “respect” what Congress does, nor does it give “dignity” to the job they do: "I don't think we should do it; I think we should respect the work we do," Pelosi told reporters in the Capitol. "I think it's necessary for us to have the dignity of the job that we have rewarded." The comments were made in the context of the looming sequester, which would force across-the-board cuts affecting most federal offices, including Congress. With lawmakers nowhere near a deal to avert those cuts, federal agencies are bracing for ways to absorb ...

What Washington doesn’t want you to know: Social Security starts going bankrupt in 2013

Shortly after the fiscal cliff deal passed Congress, it was reported that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) had literally burned a written proposal by President Obama to offer changes to Social Security as part of a fiscal cliff offer. This is consistent with Senator Reid’s purposeful ignorance about the dire straits facing Social Security, even as the program’s fiscal health has gotten worse. It’s also consistent with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) full retreat on Social Security reform last Friday, and the lack of Social Security reform in the 2012 House Republican budget. How bad is the program’s fiscal health? ...

Post Card Blitz II

On September 8, the Tea Party Patriots blog highlighted a voter awareness initiative founded by the Bluffton, South Carolina Tea Party Patriots. Known as “Post Card Blitz,” it focuses on a five-part platform that has led to great success: Each Patriot buys 100 pre-stamped post cards (35 cents each) from their local post office or USPS.com. The coordinator or individuals request names/addresses from list of undecided voters. Each participant hand-writes a personal note to a fellow citizen on the blank side of the post card. The message consists of two or three sentences urging a fellow citizen to vote for specific candidate(s) and is ...